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Volume 15 Issue 8 - May 2010

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PHOTO ORI DAGANworth reserving for:The Old Mill: ThursdayMay 13, 7:30-10:30pm,experience the worldrenownedtalents of thein the Old Mill’s DiningRoom. British by birth,adahis home in 1951and has since enjoyed aglorious career as studiomusician and tele- A jazzy pair: Lisa Martinelliand Kevin Turcotte.pianist John Sherwood, bassist Neil Swainson and drummer Terry8, a two-night stint with gifted pianist, vocalist and composer LailaBiali at the Home Smith Bar with bassist Jordan O’Connor anddrummer Ben Wittman. www.oldmilltoronto.comChalkers Pub: Saturday May 15 from 6-9pm, don’t miss a rare clubappearance by seasoned vocalist Lisa Martinelli, an expert jazz educatorat Humber College, The University of Toronto and former--wayTributes this month starring the sensational Michael DunstonSundays May 2 and 16 from 7-10pm, cover, available online or by calling 1-888-222-6608. www.chalkerspub.comHugh’s Room: Tuesday May 18 starting at 8:30pm soulful vocalistSacha Williamson showcases her heartfelt music heard all too rarelyin this city. Tickets are $15 in advance, at the door…you knowthe drill! www.hughsroom.comSpeaking of buying your tickets in advance, the TD Canada TrustJazz Festival has announced the lineup for this year’s edition, andcertain shows are bound to sell out. Headliners include: NikkiYanofsky (June 25), Herbie Hancock Imagine Project plus BrandiDisterheft (June 26), Harry Connick Jr. (June 27), Stanley ClarkeBand featuring Hiromi (June 28), Dave Brubeck Quartet (June 29)Full details available at www.torontojazz.comOri Dagan is a Toronto-based jazz vocalist, voice actor andentertainment journalist. He can best be contacted on the Danforth516 Danforth Ave 416-466-8158Every Fri Sean Bray and Rita di Ghent Trio8-11pmPantages Martini Bar and Lounge200 Victoria St. 416-362-1777Every Mon Curtains Down with Jenni Burke& Mark Camilleri; Every Fri Robert Scott;Every Sat Pero Lounge812 Bloor St. West 416-915-7225www.perorestaurant.comEvery Fri African Vibe 7-11pmEvery Sat Archie Alleyne’s Kollage 8-11pmC. In The Clubs (Mostly Jazz)Pilot Tavern, The22 Cumberland (detailed schedule)Jazz Saturdays 3:30 – 6:30 NO COVERMay 1 Barry Elmes Quartet. May 8 Kollage.May 15 Murley-Froman Quartet. May 22Bob Brough Quartet. May 29 Norman MarshallVilleneuve Birthday Bash.Piston Bar, The937 Bloor Street W 416-532-3989Press Club, The850 Dundas St. West. 416-364-7183www.thepressclub.caLive music every night, mostly hard rock,folk and indieEvery Tue Open JamEvery Second Wed Jazz Jam with hostedby trombonist RJ Satchithananthan.Quotes220 King Street West 416-979-7697“Fridays at Five” with Canadian Jazz Quartet:Gary Benson on guitar, Frank Wrighton vibes, Duncan Hopkins on bass, musicaldirector Don Vickery on drums and featuredguest:May 7 William Carn. May 14 Colleen Allen.May 21 Richard Underhill. May 28 TBA.Reposado Bar & Lounge136 Ossington Ave. Cover on Fridays, all other nights PWYCEvery Mon Alt.Country-Roots Deliciousnessw Lucas Stagg & Chris Bennett; EveryWed Spy vs. Spy vs. Sly: James Robertson(guitar) Nigel Hebblewhite (bass) Sly Juhas(drums) ; Every Thu The Reposadists: RobertoRosenman (guitar) Tim Hamel (trumpet)Jon Meyer (bass) Jesse Barksdale (guitar)Every Fri RobertoRosenman (guitar) Tim Hamel (trumpet)Reservoir Lounge, The52 Wellington St. E. 416-955-0887www.reservoirlounge.comEvery Mon ;Every Tue Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm;Every Wed Bradley and the Bouncers;Every Thu Janice Hagen; Every Fri DeeDee& the Dirty Martinis; Every Sat TylerYarema and his Rhythm; Every Sun Dukeand the Dell-ites; NEW: “Après Work” SeriesTuesdays and Wednesday 7-9pm. May 4May 18 Ori Dagan. May 19Monica Chapman. May 25 Juliann Kochoki.Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar, The194 Queen St. W.“Where Jazz Lives”May 1 Danny Marks Blues, Josh Grossman’sT.J.O. Big Band, Fender Rhodes Trio,Benny Goodman Tribute. May 2 patura,Chris Hunt Tentet + 2. May 3 JakeWilkinson Quartet, Composers Collective.May 4 Jam. May 5 Verne Dorge Trio, Barbarella.May 6 Kevin Quain, Trevor Hogg Trio. May7 Hogtown Syncopators, Artie Roth Trio,May 8 DannyMarks Blues, Raoul & the Big Time, FenderMay 9May 10Jake Wilkinson Quartet, Bob Rice Latin BigBand. May 11 George Grosman Trio, ClassicMay 12 Vern Dorge Trio, MadelineForster. May 13 Kevin Quain, Davidson/Murley/Braid Quintet. May 14 HogtownSyncopators, Artie Roth Trio, Davidson/Murley/Braid Quintet. May 15 Danny MarksBlues, Swing Shift Big Band, Fender RhodesTrio, Kevin Breit Trio. May 16 HumberCommunity Music School Students Recitals,Angela Scappatura, Kelly Jefferson Quartet.May 17 Jake Wilkinson Quartet, Jon Maha-May 18 George Grosman Trio, ClassicMay 19 Verne Dorge Trio,May 20 Kevin Quain, JustinBacchus. May 21 Hogtown Syncopators,Artie Roth Trio, Hotfoot Orchestra. May22 Danny Marks Blues, Laura Hubert Band,Fender Rhodes Trio, Kiki Misumi Quintet.Mar 23 Swing, Angela Scappatura, David Hutchinson.May 24 Jake Wilkinson Quartet, IanHendrickson-Smith. Mar 25 Ian MorganMar 26Vern Dorge Trio, Forward Motion. Mar 27May 28 HogtownSyncopators, Artie Roth Trio, Sidewinders.Mar 29 Danny Marks Blues, Jake Chisholm,Fender Rhodes Trio, Brenda Earle. Mar 30Angela Scappatura, Random Access. Mar31 Jake Wilkinson Quartet, John MacLeod’sSaint Tropez, Le315 King St. W. 416-591-3600Live piano jazz 7 days a weekwww.lesainttropez.comTen Feet Tall1381 Danforth Avenue, 416-778-7333www.tenfeettall.caSaturday Night Cabaret 8-10pm, pwycMay 1 Laura Marks: “Obsession”. May 8Thyron Lee Whyte: “Songs I Love to Sing”.May 15 Margot Roi: “Love, Lust & Laughter”.May 22 Amanda Covetta. May 29Lynda Covello: “Seduction”.Sunday Jazz Matinee 3:30-6:30pm, NoCoverMay 2 Jim Heineman. May 9 Mother’s Dayman.May 16 May 23 KiraCallahan. May 30celli’sGirls Night Out Bonus Show (7-10pm).Tequila Bookworm512 Queen Street West 416-603-7335Modern/Experimental Jazz Sunday, Thursday,Friday, Saturday at 9pm, PWYCMay 1 Free Boat Rentals. May 2 GordonHyland Trio. May 6 Angela Sande Group.May 8 May 9Run Stop Run. May 13 May15 Will Fisher. May 16 Gordon Hyland Trio.May 20 Angela Sande Group. May 22Norbert Botos Trio. May 23 Gordon HylandTrio. May 27 Free Boat Rentals. May 29May 30 Gordon Hyland Trio.TODO Fusion Resto-Bar217 Ossington Avenue Studio964 Bathurst St. (full schedule)Tranzac292 Brunswick Ave. (complete listings, variousgenres)Live music every night, various styles: moredetails/listings at websiteEvery Sat Jamzac Open Acoustic Jam3pm;Every Mon Open Mic Music Nightswith Guest Hosts, 10pm;Every Fri The FoolishThings, 5pmZemra Bar & Lounge778 St. Clair Ave. W 416-651-3123www.zemrabarlounge.comEvery Wed Open Mic and JamEvery Fri Live Music Fridays46 THEWHOLENOTE.COMMay 1 - June 7, 2010

D. Announcements, Workshops, Et CeteraANNOUNCEMENTSMay 11 6:30: Regent Park School ofMusic. Raising the Bar Fundraising Gala.Jean Stilwell, mezzo; Dan Hill, songwriter;Brandi Disterheft Trio; and other artists.Steamwhistle Brewery, 255 Bremner Blvd.416-364-8900. 5 (partial tax receipt).May 29 all day: Organix Concerts/DoorsOpen Toronto. Explore the Organ. Come andit being played and bring your own music toplay. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 TrinitySq. 416-241-9785. Free.LECTURES/SYMPOSIAMay 1 9:30am to 4:00pm: Munk Centrefor International Studies/U of T. COCOpera Exchange . Staging Wagner’s FlyingDutchman for our times. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Building, Faculty of Music, 80Queen’s Park Cres. 416-363-8231. ;(st).May 10 7:30: Toronto Centre for theArts. A Little Night Music: Music of Tchaikovsky.Featuring a study of the WoodwindQuintet section of the orchestra. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-733-0545.May 15 8:00am: Royal Conservatory. TheArts for Social and Environmental JusticeSymposium. 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. ; (sr/st).Jean Stilwell lends voice toRegent Park School Gala.MASTERCLASSESMay 02 2:00: Singing Studio of DeborahStaiman. Master class in musical theatre/audition preparation, using textual analysisand other interpretative tools for the “sungmonologue”. Yonge & Eglinton area – pleasecall for exact location. 416-483-9532.continuesLydia Adams,Conductor & Artistic DirectorLydia Adams and the Amadeus Choir will host an open rehearsalfor anyone who would like an opportunity to sing with us or tosimply observe a typical rehearsal for an evening. Join us as weread through Mozart’s great Mass in C minor, one of the workswe will perform in 2011. Come to Church of the Ascension,33 Overland Drive, Don Mills (west of Don Mills Rd., south ofLawrence Ave. E., ) at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, May 18.Please contact us either by email at orby phoning the choir office at 416-446-0188 by May 12 if youplan to sing with us on May 18. Scores will be available foryour use, but if you have one, please bring it with you.Individual auditions for the Amadeus Choir’s 2010/11 seasonwill be held in late May and early June. Experienced choristers/singers with good reading skills are invited to contact us by emailor phone for further details and to book a specific audition time.May 17 7:30: Toronto Centre for theArts. A Little Night Music: Music of Elgar.Featuring a study of the PercussionEnesmble section of the orchestra. GeorgeWeston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-733-0545.Jun 05, 3:45: Latvian Guild of OrganistsUSA, Canadian Chapter. What’s New inOrgan Technology. Presented by organistsDavid Smits and Rob Adlers. St. Andrew’sLatvian Lutheran Church, 383 Jarvis St.647-966-9758. .No Strings TheatreMay 1 - June 7, 2010 THEWHOLENOTE.COM 47

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